PhD Programme 2019


Through our brands, our Group has a relationship with just about every household and community in the UK. We underpin the lives of millions of individuals and businesses, and play a key role in helping to create a thriving UK economy.

Ours is a diverse culture with a scale that creates a vast range of roles and opportunities, within an open and agile work environment that encourages people to build the career they want, whatever their ambitions.

There couldn't be a better time to join Lloyds Banking Group, as we work to become the best bank for customers and build an exciting future for our people.

Do you:

  • Have strong quantitative skills and want to work on exciting projects that will help shape the future of banking?
  • Want to build a career within a challenging and dynamic environment?

As part of our strategic drive to be at the forefront of a rapidly evolving marketplace in financial services, the 2019 PhD Programme offers an exciting opportunity for talented quantitative post-graduates (PhD or equivalent) to join Lloyds Banking Group.

Opportunities and benefits

There are a number of opportunities to join a quantitatively focussed specialist team in business units across Commercial Banking including Markets and Risk. You will build on your mathematical and technological skills as well as financial knowledge to build models that are critical to the success of our business.

You will benefit from a training programme that will balance academic learning with the development of business and technical skills. Your skills will be matched against the most appropriate needs and you will be placed within one of our quantitative teams within Commercial Banking.

You will also gain valuable exposure through on-the-job secondments within other quantitative teams. In short, the PhD programme will help you to build solid foundations and expose you to vast opportunities to learn, grow and build a rewarding career.

To see the opportunities and entry requirements across a number of teams within Lloyds Bank Commercial Banking click here.

How to apply

Please email your CV and covering letter, specifying any team preference you may have, to:

The deadline for submissions is the 11th of October 2019 and the interview process will start in late October 2019, concluding in December 2019. Successful candidates are expected to join the Lloyds Bank PhD Programme from January 2020.